Pakistan was thrashed by New Zealand by nine wickets in the second T20I on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the ongoing three-match T20I series. While New Zealand’s unbeaten streak this summer continued, irritated fans asked for the reinstatement of Sarfaraz Ahmed as skipper after Pakistan lost another T20I series. Also Read - Brisbane Weather Forecast For 4th Test Day 3: Will Rain Play Spoilsport During India-Australia at Gabba, Starting Time
Sarfaraz has led Pakistan well in the past, but due to a string of losses – the veteran lost his captaincy but retained his spot in the side as a wicketkeeper-batsman. Also Read - PAK vs SA 2021: South Africa Not Easy to Beat But Pakistan Banking on Home Advantage, Says Coach Misbah-ul-Haq
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Earlier in the day, opting to bat first Pakistan posted 163 for six. The side recovered from a tricky position, thanks to Mohammad Hafeez’s 99 off 57 balls.
Chasing 164 to win, the hosts gunned down the target with five balls to spare. Making a return to the side, Kane Williamson remained unbeaten on 57 off 42 balls, while opener Tim Seifert hit a brilliant 84* off 64 balls.
The third and final T20I that would be a dead rubber would take place on Tuesday.